In fact, nearly three in 10 retailers (29 percent) are looking to bump up their seasonal help for the upcoming holidays, according to a nationwide CareerBuilder survey.
On par with seasonal hiring in 2010, companies in other industries expect to hire a similar number of temporary workers. The key areas to be targeted include sales, customer service, shipping and administrative support.
While companies are hiring the same amount of people as last year, they're doling out more pay. More than half of employers (53 percent) indicated they will pay $10 or more per hour for seasonal staff. Approximately 14 percent will pay $16 or more.
If you're one of those companies seeking seasonal help this year, check out this previous post for tips on getting the most out of your temp relationships.